On April 1 all Californians 50 and older became eligible to get their coveted COVID vaccine — including one politically imperiled 53-year-old governor.
Gov. Gavin Newsom celebrated this latest benchmark by getting a well-publicized jab himself, thus marking the beginning of the end of what has been a particularly thorny political challenge for the administration: How to make sure the millions of Californians eager to get a vaccine are able to get one.
Now it’s on to the next challenge: How to vaccinate the millions of Californians who aren’t quite so eager.
A survey released on Tuesday by the Public Policy Institute of California found that 14% of adult respondents said they would “definitely not get the vaccine.” Another 7% said they “probably” wouldn’t. That suggests that one in five Californians will need, at the very least, some extra convincing.
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